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Agency for Natural Resources and EnergyAnnouncement Regarding the Present Status of Introduction for Facilities Generating Renewable Energy as of January 31, 2013

The Agency for Natural Resources and Energy (ANRE) compiled the present status of introduction for facilities generating renewable energy as of January 31, 2013, and hereby announces the results.

The total combined capacity of such facilities from April 2012 to January 2013, reached 1,394,000 kW.

The total combined capacity of such facilities between April 1, 2012, and January 31, 2013, reached 1,394,000 kW, among which photovoltaic power facilities accounted for 1,329,000 kW.

Facilities for generating renewable energy (type of source) Combined total capacity of facilities that started operation from April 1, 2012, to January 31, 2013
Photovoltaic power (for households) 1,023,000kW (300,000kW from April to June)
Photovoltaic power (other than households) 306,000kW (2,000kW from April to June 2012)
Wind power 37,000kW (0kW from April to June 2012)
Small and medium hydropower (1,000 kW or more) 1,000kW (1,000kW from April to June 2012)
Small and medium hydropower (less than 1,000 kW) 2,000kW (1,000kW from April to June 2012)
Biomass power 25,000kW* (6,000kW from April to June 2012)
Geothermal power 0kW
Total 1,394,000kW

* In addition to the above facilities, ANRE approved those that generate electricity by combusting mixtures of coal and other materials and started operation between April 1, 2012, and January 31, 2013, from which 350,000 kW of electricity could be generated. However, ANRE considers that it is not appropriate to calculate all the electricity as the output from biomass power generation facilities. Based on this viewpoint, the capacities of such facilities are not taken into consideration, as a matter of convenience.

Appendices

Release Date

April 16, 2013

Division in Charge

Energy Conservation and Renewable Energy Department, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy

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